CILIP launches new BAME network for library professionals

CILIP is launching a network for BAME professionals within the library sector, led by CILIP trustee Shirley Yearwood-Jackson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 11:02:53 UTC ]
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CILIP calls for National Library of Wales cuts to be abandoned

CILIP,  the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals, has called for planned cuts to the National Library of Wales to be abandoned, ahead of a debate in the Senedd today (3rd February). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 06:32:21 UTC ]
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Oak National Academy launches virtual library with NLT

Online classroom platform Oak National Academy is launching a new virtual library in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-17 12:35:54 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern from CILIP and Unison over library lockdown click and collect

Most library authorities in England are providing a click and collect service during lockdown, despite calls from some organisations to withdraw it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 15:52:18 UTC ]
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Little Free Library Launches Read in Color Diversity Initiative

Little Free Library is partnering with a Minneapolis creative agency to launch Read in Color, an initiative designed to prompt more people of all ages to read diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Week features nationwide Haig event and Bonnier book club launch

Libraries Week kicks off today (5th October), featuring behind the scenes looks at authors' bookshelves, a nationwide live reading of The Midnight Library by author Matt Haig (Canongate) and the launch of a Bonnier book club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 05:45:33 UTC ]
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Book Professionals Launch Auction to Fight Racism

Authors for Black Voices is a silent auction offering exclusive book-related collectibles and services in order to raise funds to benefit nonprofits working to fight racism in publishing, education, and literacy. The auction will run from August 3-31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Everyman's Library launches podcast with James Naughtie

Everyman’s Library has launched a podcast hosted by broadcaster James Naughtie which will see him discuss classic works of literature with a guest each episode. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 01:10:45 UTC ]
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Rayner and Muse launch Bookselling Research Network

Two academics with a background in bookselling are launching the Bookselling Research Network, an organisation bringing booksellers, researchers and associations together to celebrate and explore bookselling past, present and future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 14:48:13 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 03:38:23 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches online services round-up

Charity Libraries Connected has launched Libraries From Home, a page on its website rounding up remote services libraries across the country are delivering during the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 01:22:20 UTC ]
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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 12:56:42 UTC ]
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Foyles launches first library in retirement home

Foyles has launched its first specially curated library in a retirement home, as part of its partnership with property developer Elysian.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:47:10 UTC ]
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Aging Media Network Serves Senior Care Professionals, But Its Business Model Is Young at Heart

[caption id="attachment_162389" align="alignright" width="270"] John Yedinak[/caption] John Yedinak, CEO of Aging Media Network, jokingly refers to himself as a college dropout who went to work with his “really smart brother,” George, to try and make his own business work. Yet the company the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-10 15:10:55 UTC ]
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CILIP delivers Downing Street petition calling for end to library austerity

Library and information association CILIP has delivered a 7,000 signature petition to Downing Street calling for an end to austerity in the service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 04:01:09 UTC ]
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CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 08:39:06 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 04:51:52 UTC ]
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CILIP criticises Boris Johnson library claims on Marr show

Library association CILIP has criticised Boris Johnson following his comments on library services, following an Andrew Marr interview where the Tory leader suggested library closures were solely down to councils’ financial mismanagement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 19:40:00 UTC ]
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The London Library launches new podcast series

The London Library has launched a new podcast series in which a leading writer or cultural figure will discuss the books that have shaped them with its director Philip Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 23:02:29 UTC ]
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